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NC SOS – Fall Plat Review Workshop Registration\Locations

Registration is now available for all 5 Fall Plat Review Workshop Locations Fall Plat Review Workshops Details about the workshops as well as registration links are posted to the NCPMA Website News Blog at the link above. These 4-hour Land Records Workshops focus on the Plat Review Process as well as survey implications on the Cadastre…

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URISA Opposes the Current Version of the Geospatial Data Act of 2017-URISA writes position paper 7/5/2017

“Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). Part of URISA’s mandate is to protect, promote and grow the GIS profession. And that includes monitoring and reacting to any possible negative impacts to our members’ livelihood.  There has been quite a bit of dialogue recently about the Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). URISA’s Policy Advisory Committee…

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FREE Census Webinar: Understanding American Community Survey (ACS) 4/13/17 (2-3PM)

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that generates estimates on social, economic, housing, and demographic topics. Data users can access these estimates down to neighborhood level (tract and block group) using the American FactFinder. This presentation will cover background information about the ACS, an explanation of the ACS methodology, datasets and topics,…

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GISP Certification Workshop 5/18/2017 (APWA-NC Technology Division Board)

The APWA-NC Technology Division Board is putting a GISP workshop on next month and registration is now open. The GISP Certification Workshop Thursday, May 18, 2017 Cary, NC $40 APWA Members $50 Non-Members Includes Lunch Register online at Cancellation Policy/Refunds Questions? Contact Andrew Shore, Email :, Phone : (336) 222-5103

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GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC.

  The National Center for Transit Research, URISA and the Transportation Research Board are jointly sponsoring the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC. Martin Catala, Director of the Advanced Geo-Spatial & Informatics Lab at the Center for Urban Transportation Research, encourages transit and GIS professionals to share their research,…

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11/16/2016-Tangible Landscape Webinar

Webinar: Tangible Landscape as a tool for modeling and science communication Presenter(s): Helena Mitasova, Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Payam Tabrizian, and Ross Meentemeyer, the Tangible Landscape team from NCSU Center for Geospatial Analytics  To register for this webinar, please visit: In this webinar we introduce Tangible Landscape, a technology that links an interactive physical…

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GRASS GIS Raleigh meetup, November 5th, Hunt Library at NC State

Interested in using GRASS GIS as a geospatial processing backend? Or for reproducible research with Python? Or as a surprisingly powerful desktop GIS? Then come to the November GRASS GIS Raleigh meetup which will be specifically focused on getting newcomers started with anything ranging from using GRASS GIS to programing and contributing. The meetup is…

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10/20/16-Geospatial Studio – 3D Visualization of Geospatial Data with Blender

If you’re into open source, 3D and near NCSU this afternoon, this is worth checking out! Thanks Vashek for sharing this Geospatial Studio – 3D Visualization of Geospatial Data with Blender October 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Blender is a powerful open-source 3D modelling, simulation, and game-engine platform with the ability to…

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URISA Election Results-Teresa Townsend new Board President-Elect!

Big congrats to TAG co-founder Teresa Townsend on her election as URISA Board President-Elect! You can see the full results here. “Teresa Townsend will serve as President-Elect for one year and her term as President will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 conference in Jacksonville, Florida. Teresa has previously served on the board (2011-2014)…

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2015 ACS data released 9/15/16

Hi folks! The US Census Bureau have released the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS)  single-year detailed socioeconomic estimates.  ACS is a sample survey that releases estimates on a wide range of characteristics such as ancestry, language spoken at home, income, educational attainment, poverty, occupation, commuting, and more.  ACS releases single-year estimates for areas with populations…

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